The Resource Religulous, Lionsgate and Thousand Words present ; a Thousand Words/Bill Maher production ; a Larry Charles film ; produced by Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Bill Maher ; directed by Larry Charles, (videorecording)

Religulous, Lionsgate and Thousand Words present ; a Thousand Words/Bill Maher production ; a Larry Charles film ; produced by Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Bill Maher ; directed by Larry Charles, (videorecording)

Label
Religulous
Title
Religulous
Statement of responsibility
Lionsgate and Thousand Words present ; a Thousand Words/Bill Maher production ; a Larry Charles film ; produced by Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Bill Maher ; directed by Larry Charles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Though fashioned as popular entertainment with laughs, light moments, and mostly humorous segments, Maher and the filmmakers are serious in castigating the body of literature whose influence on human history has been overwhelmingly negative. A globe-hopping Maher interviews various representatives of the Western religious faiths of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Mormonism. If, as Maher states, 16% of the U.S. population identifies as secular humanists who don't believe in God, then that's a large cross section of the country whose voices are muffled by the status quo. It is to them, not believers, Maher speaks--preaching the gospel of doubt
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Anthony Hardwick ; edited by Jeffrey M. Werner, Jeff Groth, Christian Kinnard
Dewey number
211
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for some language and sexual material
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
BL473
LC item number
.R45 2008
PerformerNote
Bill Maher; Interviewees include Kathy Maher, Julie Maher, Francis Collins, Jeremiah Cummings, John Westcott, Dean Hamer, Steve Burg, Ray Suarez, Mark Pryor, Ken Ham, George Coyne, Reginal Foster, Cathie Boulden, Loretta Hager, Toney Dellinger, Sandra King, Jonathan Boulden, Tal Bachman, Bill Gardiner, Andrew Newberg, Dovid Weiss, Shmuel Strauss, Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, Ferre van Beveren, Fatima Elatik, Propa-Gandhi, Geert Wilders, Mohamed Junas Gaffar, Muhammad Hourani, Yehuda Etzion
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1956-
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  • Charles, Larry
  • Maher, Bill
  • West, Palmer
  • Smith, Jonah
  • Hardwick, Anthony
  • Warner, Jeff
  • Groth, Jeffrey G
  • Kinnard, Christian
  • Thousand Words (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Films
Runtime
101
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  • Belief and doubt
  • Religion
  • Faith
  • God
  • Dios
  • Religión
  • Creencia y duda
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Religulous, Lionsgate and Thousand Words present ; a Thousand Words/Bill Maher production ; a Larry Charles film ; produced by Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Bill Maher ; directed by Larry Charles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as an American motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Commentary with Bill Maher and director Larry Charles [optional audio feature]; Monologues from around the world [featurette] (19 min.); Deleted scenes [featurette] (21 min.); Also from Lionsgate [trailers] (12 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Self-fulfilling prophecy -- Gospel of I don't know -- In the green -- Wicked ways -- Miracles -- God and country -- Scripture as science -- Vatican -- Holy Land -- New kids on the block -- Neurological disorder? -- Second coming -- Dissenting opinions -- Under new management -- End times -- Credits
Control code
ocn276621501
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398105404
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 24862
  • 24862.1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276621501
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1, for 16X9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Religulous, Lionsgate and Thousand Words present ; a Thousand Words/Bill Maher production ; a Larry Charles film ; produced by Palmer West, Jonah Smith, Bill Maher ; directed by Larry Charles, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as an American motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Commentary with Bill Maher and director Larry Charles [optional audio feature]; Monologues from around the world [featurette] (19 min.); Deleted scenes [featurette] (21 min.); Also from Lionsgate [trailers] (12 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Self-fulfilling prophecy -- Gospel of I don't know -- In the green -- Wicked ways -- Miracles -- God and country -- Scripture as science -- Vatican -- Holy Land -- New kids on the block -- Neurological disorder? -- Second coming -- Dissenting opinions -- Under new management -- End times -- Credits
Control code
ocn276621501
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398105404
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 24862
  • 24862.1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276621501
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1, for 16X9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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